Friday, October 10, 2008

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WINNER ANNOUNCED ~ Congrats to Jan Farnworth!!

Hi my Stamping Friends!

Have you noticed that button in the top right corner of my blog?

Well, a wonderful lady at DH's work is participating in the walk, this is straight from her site:

Hello! This year, I'll be taking part in JDRF's Walk to Cure Diabetes on October 18th, along with one-half million other walkers across the country at various other walks, as we try to reach our goal of raising $100 million.

Type 1, or juvenile, diabetes, is a devastating disease that affects millions of people a large and growing percentage of them children, one of them being my 6 year old Mattie (the picture shown here is of Mattie and me at the awards dinner in January 2008 after she had received her "Golden Sneaker" for raising over $2,500.00 for the 2007 walk).

There is some good news, though. For the first time, scientists are predicting that we CAN expect to see a cure well within our lifetime!

Now, more than ever, you can make a crucial difference. Won't you please give to JDRF as generously as possible? Together, we can make the cure a reality!

If you would like to help the children, like Mattie, at are afflicted with this disease then please click on donate or better yet join us Saturday, October 18th at Centinial Olympic Park. Either or both would really be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

SO ~ I'm sure you noticed that my post title mentioned the word WIN . . .

I want you to send a card to Mattie!

Post a link to a picture of your card in the comments section on this post and you'll be in the drawing to win some UNITY STAMPS!

Just email me for the address, there is a link to my email down the right side of my blog. ----->

How about the Delectable Delights kit??!!!
(If you already have this kit, and you WIN, don't worry, we'll work together so ya get something you don't already have!)

If you're able to donate, I know she'd appreciate it!
Just click the button up there and it will take you to the page to donate and/or find out more about the walk.

AND ~ post another comment if you made a donation (any amount, even just $5, every little bit helps) and you'll get an extra entry!
Be sure to let me know the name the donation is under on her page so I can verify it for your extra comment.

The walk is on the 18th so I will draw a winner on Sunday, Oct 19th! ETA: Drawing will be 10/20!

I will draw names from a 'hat' instead of using a random number generator. Seems to give everyone a better shot!

Thanks everyone!
Can't wait to see your cards!


Ashley Newell said...

I'll work on a card when I get home from work! Awesome post Jen!

Michelle (aka mybelle101) said...

Oh, this is so great, JenMarie!! Our very best friends have a son who is 4 with Type 1 Diabetes, so I have a special heart for this! I'll work on a card for sure, and post later! Thanks for bringing some attention to JDRF! :)

Brandi Parshley said...

Jen, that's such a great idea! I'll put it on my to do list!

Mandy said...

WOW! What a GREAT idea! Love it!

Lee said...

Oh how sweet you are!!! I'll work on a card!!

jan farnworth said...

i got my card made and you can see it here hope she likes it.

Jacqueline said...

Here is my card JenMarie!

Friday's post.

Thanks for making us more aware of Juvenile diabetes!

Michelle (aka mybelle101) said...

Here's my card, JenMarie!

I've also posted it on my blog, and put comments in both of today's posts to come here :) Like I said earlier, this is near and dear to my heart, and I'm so happy you are using this forum to bring some attention to JDRF!

Ashley Newell said...

Here's my card:

JenMarie said...
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Anonymous said...

Here's Mine -

thank you,
stampin' moo

Joy said...

here is mine

Jen Marie, you are so kind and lovable!!!! there needs to be more people out there like you!

Tami Grandi said...

Here's mine Jen

OT- is stampin'moo (two posts above) your mom?

Ahuva said...

This is my first time in your blog and you touched me with this wonderful idea of walking for the diabetic people
I am from Israel so I cannot participate
But I do sent my spirit and my best regards for this
All the best and good luck


Amy said...

What a nice thing for you to do! Congrats on getting mentioned in Unity's Mix up Monday. Off to email you for Mattie's address!

Anonymous said...

I made a card (with a twist). I left the image uncolored so Mattie can color it and chose a sentiment and send it to one of her friends. Hope she likes it!!

Anonymous said...

Forgot to link my card:

Sara Henton said...

I made her a pizzabox card plus I put Hannah Montana goodies inside. I'm putting it all in the mail tomorrow. If you want to check it you can see it here...

Anonymous said...

Hi. I just made my donation to the JDRF. Thanks for inspiring us to step up to the plate. donna

Anonymous said...

I finally am able to post my card- you can find my here:

I also did put a donation inside.

Thanks for doing this!! :)

Brandi Parshley said...

Great thinking Jen! You're too kind! My card for Mattie is in the mail and can be seen here: [url=] My Blog [/url]

Lee said...

Here's the card I sent to Mattie today!! A bright summery card I made a couple months ago and couldn't decide who to send it to!! My friend's little niece has juvenile diabetes and I sure hope there can be a cure soooon especially for these precious little ones!!! My card can be seen here:

Paula Laird said...

Here's mine, Jen!
It's a sparkly Cinderella card. My little sister (age 9) loves Cinderella so hopefully Mattie will, too!

Paula Laird said...

I made a tiny donation. (We're reworking our budget...sigh.) It's under Sheryl Laird. Thanks for letting us help!

Misti said...

Here's my card:

Thanks, Jen!

Leigh Anne said...

Thanks JenMarie! I am going to send her this card...